Symphyotrichum chilense (Pacific aster)

Formerly known as Aster chilensis. Low to moderate water requirement, can be drought tolerant, full sun; perennial. Lavender to white flowers bloom July to October. Occurs from valleys to midmontane, occasionally higher. Found in native or disturbed habitats. A good erosion control species.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/Herb

Native Status: Native 

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height:  12-48 in.

Bloom Color: White, Pink

Bloom Period: Summer

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: Intermediate

Shade Tolerance: Medium

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Nitrogen fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Some

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: High

CaCO3 Tolerance:

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 800,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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